Ashley Ganem is currently enrolled in the Addiction Studies program at Diablo Valley College and has been an intern at DVDAS since August of 2017.. She completed her BA at Cal State East Bay in English in 2014. In addition to her internship and completing her Addiction Certification program, Ashley works fulltime as a Care Coordinator at Bright Heart Health telemedicine program, a program serving clients nationwide with medically supervised addiction and eating disorder issues. She has been with Bright Heart Health since its inception in March of 2015.
Ashley’s experience at Bright Heart has confirmed her desire and intention to pursue a career in the mental health field. She is passionate about serving the large population in our society who finds themselves plagued with addiction. In addition to receiving her certification in addiction studies in December of 2017, Ashley plans to return to school for a Master’s degree in Psychology or Social Work. She believes this will be the ideal avenue to allow here to fulfill her passion for service and her purpose in life. Her personal experiences with people and the essence of who she is as a human being have well prepared her for this path and offer strength to the gifts she will bring to the field.